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Maigret and the Tramp|Georges Simenon
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"One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories." --The Guardian

When a beggar is pulled from the River Seine, having been badly beaten, Inspector Maigret must investigate the man to uncover his attacker.

While sleeping under the Pont Marie bridge, a homeless man known as Doc is viciously beaten and thrown into the River Seine to drown. A pair of bargemen manage to rescue him, and his identification reveals he was once a doctor in Mulhouse, where, coincidentally, Inspector Maigret's sister-in-law lives. Seizing on this connection, Maigret must delve into the man's personal circumstances to figure out just who might have wanted him dead--and why.

A fascinating, fast-paced story about the past lives we try to leave behind, and the ways in which they return, Maigret and the Tramp is a riveting mystery from Georges Simenon.

This item is Non-Returnable

  • ISBN-13: 9780241303993
  • ISBN-10: 0241303990
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: July 2019
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Page Count: 160